James Franklin Moger

MaleOctober 1852–5 January 1935

Brief Life History of James Franklin

When James Franklin Moger was born in October 1852, in Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States, his father, Jarvis Judson Moger, was 40 and his mother, Cynthia Celestia Shepard, was 40. He married Belle Wilkins on 18 December 1895. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Yamhill, Yamhill, Oregon, United States in 1900 and Springwater, Clackamas, Oregon, United States for about 20 years. He died on 5 January 1935, in Estacada, Clackamas, Oregon, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Springwater, Clackamas, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Franklin Moger
Belle Wilkins
Marriage: 18 December 1895
John Leon Moger
Paul D Moger

Sources (14)

  • James F Moger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Moger, "Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998"
  • James Franklin Moger, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 December 1895
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

    Age 5

    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.


    Age 11

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 23

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English (Somerset, of Norman origin): from the Old French personal name Mauger; see Major . Compare Mosher .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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